NWA operation: PTI says govt should have taken all parties on board

LAHORE: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Pakistan (PTI) Sunday said the government should have taken all the political parties of the country on board in connection with its decision to launch a full scale military operation in North Waziristan.

PTI spokesman Shireen Mazari said, an emergency meeting of the party’s core committee has been convened for tomorrow (Monday).

In tomorrow’s meeting, she said, the PTI leadership will shape up its future course of action in connection with the operation in NWA by holding consultations.

Earlier, Pakistan army formally announced to have launched operation ‘Zarb-e-Azb’ against ‘local and foreign terrorists’ in North Waziristan Agency ‘on the directions of the government’.

Defence Minister, Khwaja Asif termed the launch of the military operation in North Waziristan as a well-thought-out decision of the government.